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Spc. Camy Florexil, Killed Jul. 24, 2007

By Unknown | Media Relations Office, Public Affairs | April 25, 2009

Pronouncer: (Floor-EX-il)

Spc. Camy Florexil, 20, died July 24 in Baghdad, Iraq of wounds suffered when an improvised explosive device detonated near his vehicle during combat operations July 23 in Baghdad.

Florexil was an infantryman assigned to 1st Battalion, 28th Infantry Regiment, 4th Infantry Brigade Combat Team, 1st Infantry Division. His home of record is Philadelphia.

He entered the Army in September 2005 and began serving with the 1st Inf. Div. in February 2006. This was his first deployment in support of the Global War on Terrorism.

To date, 119 Fort Riley Soldiers have been killed while serving in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom and Operation Enduring Freedom. Additionally, one transition team Air Force Airman was killed July 9 in Afghanistan.